The two candidates will participate in a live televised debate on 3 May, four days before the second-round vote.
It's a historic defeat for France's ruling establishment, as Socialist Benoit Hamon and conservative Francois Fillon get knocked out of the race.
The leader of the anti-austerity, anti-establishment movement France Untamed ended up fourth in the race.
A victory they’d hoped for so badly: The youthful supporters of Emmanuel Macron were thrilled to see their centrist and pro-European candidate leading the pack for France’s top…
Not long after the projections for the first round of the French presidential ballot were made public, clashes broke out in Paris.
In numerous centres around the world there have been long queues of French citizens wanting to cast their ballots in the tight presidential race.
The leading candidates in the French presidential election have already cast their ballots, with most having voted in the morning.
The incumbent Socialist president made the unusual move last year of pledging to not stand for re-election.
In Canada many comments appeared on social media about the length of the queue and the time it took to vote in Montreal for the first round of the French presidential…
The preparations are complete for one of the most widely anticipated French presidential elections in modern times.
French overseas territories and the country’s nationals abroad have been casting their ballots in the presidential election ahead of the vote on the mainland.
Early voting has begun in France’s overseas territories for the first round of the country’s most closely-fought presidential race in decades.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi were both approved to run in May’s presidential election by a government vetting body, while former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was
Actors including Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo and intellectual Noam Chomsky have launched a petition urging “progressive” French voters to rally "behind the Left candidate with the most support in th
Frauke Petry, the leader of Germany’s anti-immigration AfD, says she does not want to lead the party’s election campaign.
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The combined parties in opposition in Britain have welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's calling of an early general election.
A lack of unity at Westminster over Brexit is why Theresa May has called a snap election, but what are the stances of the main political parties?
Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes has announced that he will not run for re-election next year, regardless of whether Congress passes an amendment to allow leaders to stand for a second…
There are two key players, current leader Hassan Rouhani and hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi.
France's veteran far-left candidate is hot on the heels of the frontrunners in the country's presidential election.
Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in next month's presidential election, despite being told by the Supreme Leader to stay out of the race.
Legislation requiring equal airtime and exposure for all presidential candidates is giving French radios and TV channels a headache.
Far-left maverick Jean-Luc Melenchon is rising in the polls and becoming the ultimate wild card in the French presidential race.
Supporters of conservative Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso clashed with police in the streets of Guayaquil on Sunday April 2, after it appeared leftist Lenin Moreno was poised to win